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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A Temple for the Ages
Tom McLaughlin

Borobudur, Central Java – Okay, go to Google, and well, Google, Borobudur. There, see a picture of it? Looks confusing, doesn't it? When we first stood before it was even more confusing. But, we tried to decipher the mystery of the largest Buddhist temple in the world.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Bud Otis’ Flailing Presidency
Harry M. Covert

When all else fails, at least in the political arena, take a poll. In this stage pollsters often become polecats no matter which side they take.

Monday, May 25, 2015

The Genesis of a Relationship
Guest Columnist

Kirby Delauter

As you are probably aware, the buzz in Frederick County is about ethics. As it currently stands Frederick County has the same ethics laws as the state of Maryland.

Friday, May 22, 2015

We are ignoring Mencken’s Advice
Joe Charlebois

What H.L. Mencken wrote more than 80 years ago should be flowing from the pages of The New York Times, The Washington Post and, of course, his own Baltimore Sun today.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

An Absence of Crime and Corruption
Harry M. Covert

The drum beat goes on. Crime and corruption is pervasive in Maryland’s largest county. Listening to the Frederick County executive this week was alarming.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

They are there, but hard to see…
Tom McLaughlin

Santubong, Malaysian Borneo – She is a doctoral candidate at the University of Hawaii who came here to study rock art. We became fast friends and she helped us to see the images drawn on the stones many hundreds of years ago.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Wishing, Hindsight Wasteful
Harry M. Covert

Imagine for a few moments if hindsight was 20-20 vision. Imagine if mistakes could be corrected years after the fact. Imagine not having to say “if only I could have done things differently.”

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